Obits

Mel Cowger 1943-2024
Melvin “Mel” Eugene Cowger, 80, of Topeka, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024, at The Gardens at Aldersgate in Topeka. Mel was born Oct. 19, 1943, in Holton, the son of Jesse Emery and Henrietta Mabel (Van Valkinburgh) Cowger. He graduated from Holton High School in 1961. After high school, Mel...
Farrell Snyder, 85, Topeka, died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024, at the Apostolic Christian Home in Sabetha. He was born Nov. 2, 1938, in the family home outside of Morrill, the son of Virgil and Iva Snyder. He attended school locally. Mr. Snyder wrote computer software for Blue Cross Blue Shield in Topeka...
Alice K. Correll Cormier, 78, Soldier, died Monday, Feb. 5, 2024, at Community Healthcare System in Onaga. She was born Oct. 13, 1945, in Holton, the daughter of William and Katherine Griffee Correll. Mrs. Cormier was a homemaker and housewife. She married Edward E. Keehn. They divorced. She...
Leland Kling 1949-2024
Leland Eugene Kling, 74, Topeka, passed away Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024. He was born Dec. 30, 1949, in Holton, the son of Francis “Barney” and Mildred (Sproul) Kling. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 6 at Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home, 1321 S.W. 10th Ave., Topeka, KS 66604....
Orin Marshall 1947-2024
Orin Floyd Marshall, 76, of Valley Falls, formerly of Holton, passed away Friday, Feb. 2, 2024, at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka with family by his side. He was born Dec. 26, 1947, in Medford, Ore., the son of William Robert and Lois Elizabeth (McCormack) Marshall. Orin was an Army “brat,”...
Theresa Clark 1959-2024
Theresa Lynn Clark, 65, Holton, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2024, in Clifton. She was born Jan. 23, 1959m in Minneapolis, Minn., the daughter of Reuben and Mary McCullough Clark. Ms. Clark served in the U.S. Air Force Reserve from 1976 to 1977. She moved to Mora, Minn., in 1991 and worked for a...
Connie Kautz 1956-2024
Connie Jean Kautz, 67, of Holton, passed away Monday, Jan. 29, 2024, at The University of Kansas St. Francis Campus. She was born April 7, 1956, in Horton, the daughter of Harvey Lee and Eudene (Monaghan) Behrnes. Connie graduated from Horton High School in 1974. She attended Atchison Technical...
R. Jayne Rarrick, 63, of Topeka, passed away on Jan. 28, 2024, at Midland Hospice House. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2 at Topeka Bible Church, in the Mulvane Building. Funeral services will be held on Saturday morning, Feb. 3 at Topeka Bible Church. Private...
Robert “Bob” Steve Giles Jr., 71, Topeka, died Saturday, Jan. 27, 2024, at Stormont-Vail Regional Medical Center in Topeka. He was born Feb. 11, 1952, in Toledo, Ohio, the son of Robert Sr and Irene Toth Giles. He attended high school in Toledo and continued his education with night classes,...
Christina Ann Tatum, 52, Holton, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2024, at Midland Hospice House in Topeka. She was born Jan. 24, 1972, in Sanford, Fla., the daughter of John Ed Leach and Patricia Ann Scott Tatum. She graduated from Deltona High School in Florida and attended Highland Community College.; Ms...

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